Top 10 Celebrities That Had Surprising Jobs Before They Were Famous

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The Top Ten

1 Brad Pitt Brad Pitt William Bradley "Brad" Pitt (born December 18, 1963) is an American actor and producer. He has received a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and three Academy Award nominations in acting categories and received three further Academy Award nominations, winning one, as producer under his ...read more.

He delivered refrigerators, drove exotic dancers in a limousine and danced around for El Pollo Loco. - Martinglez

2 Jon Bon Jovi Jon Bon Jovi John Francis Bongiovi, Jr., known as Jon Bon Jovi, is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, philanthropist, and actor, best known as the founder and frontman of rock band Bon Jovi, which was formed in 1983.

Worked as a newspaper salesman and a janitor. - Martinglez

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3 Dave Mustaine Dave Mustaine ...read more.

He was a drug dealer. - Metal_Treasure

4 Johnny Depp Johnny Depp John Christopher "Johnny" Depp II is an American actor, producer, and musician. He has won the Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actor. His role in a movie is often rather big. His character is often on the "loopy side" and his character being in a darker state of mind, etc.

He was a telemarketer who sold pens and recalls. - Martinglez

He basically still is.

5 Harrison Ford Harrison Ford Harrison Ford is an American actor and film producer. He gained worldwide fame for his starring roles as Han Solo in the original Star Wars epic space opera trilogy and the title character of the Indiana Jones film series.

Worked as a counselor for a Boy camp and a sports commentator for his high school. - Martinglez

If I correctly remember he was a carpenter when a famous film director discovered him (maybe G. Lucas). Harrison Ford worked as a carpenter in a director's home. - Metal_Treasure

Ford had been getting occasional bit parts as he pursued a career in acting but became a carpenter to support his family George Lucas cast him for a key role in American Graffiti, and then recommended him to Francis Ford Coppola who hired him to expand his offices and then gave him small roles in 2 movies. - Billyv

6 Kurt Cobain Kurt Cobain Kurt Cobain was born February 20, 1967, in Aberdeen, Washington. In 1988, he started the grunge band Nirvana. He was a talented yet troubled grunge performer. Kurt Cobain became a rock legend in the 1990s with his band. He committed suicide at his Seattle home in 1994.

He worked as a janitor. - Metal_Treasure

7 Pierce Brosnan Pierce Brosnan Pierce Brendan Brosnan is an Irish actor and film producer who after leaving comprehensive school at age 16, began training in commercial illustration.

He was a fire eater! A circus agent saw him busking and hired him for three years. Later Mr. Brosnan found acting... or acting found him. - Metal_Treasure

8 Madonna Madonna Madonna Louise Ciccone is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman. She influenced a lot of singers such as: Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, Rihanna, Beyonce Knowles and Britney Spears . She is known as Queen of Pop and at modern pop culture specifically in 2012 "Madge" or MDNA . She has ...read more.

She worked as a showgirl in France and worked in Dunkin Donuts where she got fired because of squirting jelly filling on a customer. - Martinglez

9 Michelle Pfeiffer Michelle Pfeiffer

Worked as a supermarket cashier. - Martinglez

10 Sandra Bullock Sandra Bullock Sandra Annette Bullock is an American actress and producer. She is one of Hollywood's highest-paid actresses, and is an Academy Award and Golden Globe Award winner.

Worked as a waitress and bartender. - Martinglez

The Contenders

11 George Clooney George Clooney George Timothy Clooney is an American actor, filmmaker and activist. He has received three Golden Globe Awards for his work as an actor and two Academy Awards, one for acting and the other for producing.

He had many odd jobs, two of the weirdest are Shoe salesman and tobacco farm Hand. - Martinglez

12 Ozzy Osbourne Ozzy Osbourne John Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne was born on December 3, 1948. He is also known as ''The Prince of Darkness''. Ozzy is an English singer, songwriter, and television personality. He rose to prominence in the early 1970s as the lead vocalist of the band Black Sabbath. Osbourne was fired from Black Sabbath ...read more.

He worked in a slaughterhouse for two years, reportedly killing cows. Ozzy is now a vegetarian. He also worked as a construction worker and plumber’s assistant. - Metal_Treasure

Yeah...
That meatless diet straightened him right out, now didn't it?

13 Rod Stewart Rod Stewart Roderick David "Rod" Stewart is a British rock singer-songwriter. Born and raised in London, he is of Scottish and English ancestry.

Worked in various jobs including silk screen printer and grave digger. - Martinglez

14 Eva Mendes Eva Mendes Eva De La Caridad Mendez is an American actress and model. She began acting in the late 1990s, and after a series of roles in B movies such as Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror and Urban Legends: Final Cut, she made a career-changing appearance in Training Day.

Worked at several fast food places and at a hot Dog stand. - Martinglez

15 Rick Ross Rick Ross William Leonard Roberts II, better known by his stage name Rick Ross, is an American rapper and entrepreneur .
16 Rob Halford Rob Halford Robert John Arthur "Rob" Halford is an English singer and songwriter, who is best known as the lead vocalist for the Grammy Award-winning heavy metal band Judas Priest and famed for his powerful wide ranging operatic voice.
17 Will Smith

Will smith is the Actor that should be in this category. He played good rood in this.

18 David Draiman David Draiman David Michael Draiman is an American songwriter and the vocalist for the band Disturbed as well as for the band Device.

He was a healthcare administrator - bobbythebrony

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